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Youth Athletic Leagues

Youth athletic leagues are offered year round for players of all ages and skill levels.

Youth leagues include...

Basketball (winter) | Indoor Soccer (winter) | Outdoor baseball/softball (summer)

Please see sport specific tabs below to learn more.

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Participant Code of Conduct

DeKalb Park District requires all athletic staff, coaches, players, parents and spectators to abide by a "Code of Conduct" with the following guidelines:

  • Show respect to all participants, staff & spectator.
  • Refrain from using foul language.
  • Refrain from inflicting bodily harm upon other participants, staff & spectators.
  • Show respect for equipment, supplies and facilities.

Additional guidelines may be developed as deemed necessary. DeKalb Park District reserves the right to dismiss a participant or spectator for inappropriate conduct. Each situation will be evaluated on its own merit.


Youth Summer Leagues

Recreational youth leagues teach fundamental skills, rules, and sportsmanship of youth baseball/softball from beginning through advanced levels. Teams will be formed after the registration closes.

Season: May - July 2017
Registration Deadline: March 31st

Early-Bird Discount... SAVE $10! Early-Bird Deadline March 15th.

Register Online or at Sports & Rec Center.

Registrations after March 31st are subject to a waiting list and $10 processing fee.

Questions: Call (815)-758-7756

League Age* Resident Non-Resident
T-Ball (coed) 5-6 yr olds $60 $70
Pinto (Coaches Pitch) League 7-8 yr olds $80 $90
Mustang League 9-10 yr olds $90 $100
Bronco League 11-12 yr olds $90 $100
Pony League 13-14 yr olds $110 $120

*League assignment is determined by participant's age on August 31st, 2017

League Resident Non-Resident
1st - 2nd grade (coaches pitch) $80 $90
3rd - 4th grade $90 $100
5th -6th grade $90 $100
7th - 8th grade $110 $120

*League assignment is determined by participant's grade during 2016-2017 school year

Youth Indoor Soccer Leagues

Sports & Rec Center
Boys and girls leagues U-10, U-12, U14

Winter League (Session 2) | Saturdays, Feb 4 - Apr 8 -- 10 game session
Team Registration/Roster Deadline: January 20

Team Fee: $650rs/$750nr (10 rostered players) Additional Players Fees (above 10 players) $30rs/$40nr per player

High School Indoor Soccer Leagues
Boys and girls leagues U-16, U19

Winter League (Session 2) | Sundays, Jan 29 - Apr 2 -- 10 game session
Team Registration/Roster Deadline: January 20

Team Fee: $650rs/$750nr (10 rostered players) Additional Players Fees (above 10 players) $30rs/$40nr per player

Online Team Registration Youth Soccer Team Roster Form

Age Group Chart

In 2016 US Soccer announced the change from school year age groups to birth year age groups. Effective Fall 2016, all Illinois Youth Soccer events, league play and sanctioned tournament will be run in birth year age divisions

When reading age groups: U8 should be read as 8 and younger, etc.

Soccer Season Fall 2016 - Spring '17 Fall 2017 - Spring '18 Fall 2018 - Spring '19
Birth Year
2013 U6
2012 U6 U7
2011 U6 U7 U8
2010 U7 U8 U9
2009 U8 U9 U10
2008 U9 U10 U11
2007 U10 U11 U12
2006 U11 U12 U13
2005 U12 U13 U14
2004 U13 U14 U15
2003 U14 U15 U16
2002 U15 U16 U17
2001 U16 U17 U18
2000 U17 U18 U19
1999 U18 U19
1998 U19*

*For the Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 season: Players born from August 1, 1997 - December 31, 1998 will be labeled as Under-19/20s.

Indoor Soccer Team Fee & Registration Process

1. Pay Initial Team Fee** (must be paid in full)

  • $650 initial team fee includes 10 resident players ($750 ALL non-resident team).
  • The $650rs/$750nr team fee can be paid online, over the phone, via mail, or in-person.
  • Teams paying $650 will owe $10 per non-resident rostered player of the original 10 players.
  • Any additional player fees must be paid over the phone, via mail or in person.

2. Submit Completed Team Roster Minimum of 10 players (incomplete team rosters will not be accepted)

  • Via email
  • In-person or mailed to the Sports & Rec Center, 1765 S. 4th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115
  • Fax to (815)758-7956

3. Pay Additional Player Fees and Non-Resident Fees

  • Additional Player Fees (above 10 players) - $30rs/$40nr per player
  • Non-resident fees (if owed from initial 10 player roster) - $10 per player

Please Note:
Players must prove residency to receive resident rates.
Additional player fees must be submitted in-person, mailed or paid via credit card over the phone one week prior to 1st game.



Indoor Soccer Schedule-SESSION 2

Leagues Schedules
U-10-Session 2
Coed U-10
Boys U-12 -Session 2 Boys U-12
Girls U-14 Session 2 Girls U-14
Boys U-14 Select-Session 2
Boys U-14 Select
Boys U-14 Premier-Session 2
Boys U-14 Premier

Boys U-16 Premier-Session 2
Boys U-16 Premier
Boys U-16 Select-Session 2
Boys U-16 Select
Boys U-19 Platinum-Session 2
Boys U-19 Platinum
Boys U-19 Gold-Session 2
Boys U-19 Gold
Boys U-19 Silver-Session 2
Boys U-19 Silver
Girls High School-Session 2 Girls High School

Boys & Girls Recreational Basketball Leagues

This instructional, recreational league includes practice times as well as game play. Volunteers are needed to coach in all the boys and girls leagues. Games and practices are held at Sports and Recreation.

BOYS LEAGUES & GIRLS LEAGUES: 3rd - 4th grade | 5th - 6th grade

Player Fee: $60rs/$70nr | Registration NOW OPEN

Registration after Nov 12th subject to waiting list and $10 late fee.

Online Registration Youth Basketball Calendar

3rd - 4th Grade Basketball Schedule

5th - 6th Grade Basketball Schedule

  • Player Evaluations: Nov 7-17

  • Basketball Clinics: Nov 21 - Dec 3

  • Team Practices begin: Dec 5

  • Games begin: Jan 7

Practices held between 5pm and 8pm (week nights)

Games played between 9am and 4pm (Saturdays)

Registration Forms

Youth Basketball | Youth Indoor Soccer | Youth Baseball/Softball

Other Documents

Indoor Soccer Rules | Friendship Request Form | Volunteer Handbook